Monthly Archives: March 2015

Askeaton Grade B Gala March 15th

Askeaton – March 15th. Nine swimmers from Nenagh Neptune swimming club competed in the Munster Grade B gala in Askeaton on 15/3/15. Well done to all swimmers who took part. All swimmers achieved personal bests and represented the club well on the day.

Congratulations to Lillian Dunne who achieved her Grade A times and will be competing in Grade A Galas going forward. Well done also to Conor and Mark Brennan who competed having just qualified for Grade B at the Mallow Gala the previous week and were a great support to all the swimmers on the day.

Medallists on the day: John Leahy – 2 Gold, Christine Ryan – 1 Gold and 1 Silver, Sarah O’Brien – 1 Gold, Brendan Quinn – 1 Silver and 2 Bronze, Patrick Finn – 1 Silver and Lillian Dunne – 1 Bronze.

Congratulations to Lillian Dunne, Sarah O’Brien, Christine Ryan and Brendan Quinn who qualified for the Munster Age Groups – Division 2 Gala in UL which runs from 10th to 12th of April. Best of luck to all our swimmers competing at a very competitive Munster level.

A special thank you to the parents who travelled and provided a huge amount of support to the swimmers on the day. Thanks to coach Uta Fietsch who worked very hard all day analysing swims and provided swimmers with some valuable feedback.

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Mallow Grade C Gala March 8th

Our Grade C swimming squads attended this Muster Grade C gala on Sunday. The Nenagh Neptune squad performed brilliantly on the day with some great medal wins, but more importantly, a huge amount of PB (personal best) times through all events. Congratulations to our swimmers who achieved their Grade B qualifying times on the day.
Medallists: James Finn (Gold) Boys 11 and Under 100 Free; Mark Brennan (Bronze) Boys 12-13 100 Free; Connor Brennan (Gold) Boys 14-15 100 IM, 50 Back and 50 Fly.
B Grade Times Completed: Mark Brennan 100 IM (1.42.03) ; Connor Brennan 100 IM (1.34.34) and 50 Back (44.03); Aoife Duggan 50 Fly (53.69)
PB’s: James Finn (100 Free and 50 Back) ;  Martin Ryan (100 Free, 100 IM and 50 Breast) ; Mark Brennan ( 100 Free, 100 IM and 50 Fly); Padraig Cody (100 Free, 100 IM and 50 Back) ; Connor Adams ( 100 IM, 50 Fly and 50 Back) ; Connor Brennan (100 IM, 50 Fly and 50 Back); Blathnaid Ryan (100 IM) ; Sophie Hogan (100 IM and 50 Back) ; Aoife Duggan (50 Breast and 50 Fly) ; Jean Grace (100 Free, 100 IM and 50 Back); Ellen Ryan (100 Free, 100 IM and 50 Breast)

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St. Patricks Day Parade 2015

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Nenagh Neptune Swim Club will march in the St.Patrick’s Day parade in Nenagh this year. All members are invited to attend.

Please wear your club top with navy or black tracksuit/jeans – this will help with the overall look and presentation of the team as we march. In the event that you cannot wear your club top, please make sure that the top you wear is navy.

Assembly is at the CBS School on Summerhill at 13:45 – Please be there on time so we can organise the group for the march.

The Nenagh parades have been getting bigger and better ever since the event was revived in 2010. Since then, over 30,000 people have lined the streets of Nenagh to view the parades. Let’s get a great turnout on Tuesday 17th March and let everyone know who we are.